The soldier got to business, leading off with a powerful left jab to which the Irish gladiator retaliated by shooting out a stiff one flush to the point of Bennett’s jaw.
He had about as much gift of the gab as a hippopotamus, and was not a great hand at valeting, but I knew I could count on his loyalty.
23:003:016 Moreover the LORD saith, Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes, walking and mincing as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet: 23:003:017 Therefore the LORD will smite with a scab the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and the LORD will discover their secret parts.
“Papa, papa, do take a second cab,” said the young girl in a beseeching tone. “
“And I might add,” I said, “that when these birds are properly cooked, they’re at least worth a stab of the fork.”
The managers at the lab fearedthe worst: they could be under attack from hostile agents.
He was a smooth one to talk, and was a dab at the ways of gentlefolks.
Little had been left besides the framework of the house, but in one corner there was a stone slab laid down by way of hearth and an old rusty iron basket to contain the fire.
I went to Courtney’s room for nail polish and beat Tab to the punch by hissing at her when she glared at me from Court’s bed.
`fab line': the production system (lithography, diffusion, etching, etc.)
Stepping off the stairway onto the deck“Grab a chair,” Cunningham said from his seat in the Commons. “
Mart was so splendidly "I don't care a hang"; her tumbled hair now was thick with sand, across her tanned face was a smear of black, her shabby blouse was torn and open at the throat exposing her chest to the hot sun, her bare, hard-muscled legs were outstretched, the heels digging into the sand and the grimy toes separating and curling like the tentacles of a crab.
How or where she got it I do not know, but in some way she procured an old copy of 'Webster's Blue-back Spelling-book,' which contained the alphabet, followed by such meaningless words as 'ab,' 'ba,' 'ca,' and 'da.'
You sheiks along the stretch from Suez to Bab-el-mandeb ruling your families and tribes!
When they came to the nobleman’s castle, the table was spread, and Crabb was told to sit down and eat. ‘
"They both claim the head money given by the lodge for the shooting of old man Crabbe over at Stylestown, and who's to say which fired the bullet?"
The little pink sloth-creature stood in the aperture of the hut, and something else with a drab face and bright eyes came staring over its shoulder.
As he lumbered toward the prow, the flowing rolls of flab overhanging his belt rose and fell in rhythm with his heavy breathing.
This fact has been otherwise expressed by Grabbe, who says: “For man the world is his heart, for woman her heart is the world.”
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"Your father's been looking for you, child," Mab said, turning away and humming as she attacked a pile of onions.
He used, too, to hold the money- plate at Let Your Light so Shine, and stand godfather to poor little come-by-chance children; and he kept a missionary box upon his table to nab folks unawares when they called; yes, and he would-box the charity- boys' ears, if they laughed in church, till they could hardly stand upright, and do other deeds of piety natural to the saintly inclined."
Jim lit out, and was a-coming for me with both arms spread, he was so full of joy; but when I glimpsed him in the lightning my heart shot up in my mouth and I went overboard backwards; for I forgot he was old King Lear and a drownded A-rab all in one, and it most scared the livers and lights out of me.
McNabb’s birds being a contestant. “
She hadn’t even opted for one of the prefab visiting environments designed to minimize dissonance among visitors.